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Marriage of St Osyth to Dr Thomas Wood

Press Cutting 1924.
The text although very faded is readable in places, see above

On July 24th 1924 at Wormingford Parish Church, Miss M St Osyth Mahala Smith, OBE daughter of Mr T Eustace Smith and Mrs Smith of Wormingford Grove was married to Thomas Wood MA. D.Mus son of the late Captain Wood and Mrs Wood of Barrow-on-Furness. Only near relatives were present at the wedding. The bride was given away by her father. She was attired in dress of............................and she also wore a black hat with ........................

She carried a boquet of pale pink roses and wore a string of coral sand .......... Hajak`s ...........

The bridesmaid Miss Gwendoline Pearl Younghusband niece of the bride- wore a coral pink shaparole dress. She carried a bouquet of pink roses and wore a platinum and pearl *** in the form of a bunch of grapes, the gift of the bridegroom

The best man was Mr Michael M*** of Oxford. The officiating Clergy were the Rev F Farmer (possibly Farrier) tenants of the bride and the Rev W M Aldsett(possibly Abbott)
A reception was held afterwards at Wormingford Grange
The presents included a silver salva from the ** Lexden and Winstree Board of Governors to which body Miss Eustace Smith was the first lady *** to be elected

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